Teenager charged in weekend shooting where 60 rounds of gunfire were blasted through home; 4 shot
BATON ROUGE – A 17-year-old is among a group of people facing charges for opening fire on a house in North Baton Rouge this weekend then trying to flee from police in a high-speed chase on the interstate.
Demarco White, 17, Tyrese James, 18, Jamie Dailey, 18, and Deshawn Breaux, 22, were booked into jail on attempted murder charges, illegal use of a weapon and resisting an officer. There were eight people in the home on Avenue H when they opened fire, police said, so they are facing eight counts of attempted murder.
Of the eight people in the home, four people were shot when bullets tore through the house. Investigators said the group opened fire from outside, blowing 60 rounds from a shotgun, assault rifle and handgun. Of those in the home, the youngest was two-years-old, police wrote in arrest reports filed at the jail and obtained by WBRZ.
Left to right: Deshawn Breaux, Tyrese James, Demarco White (Police were unable to provide a photo for Jamie Dailey)
The group was arrested after a chase down I-110 in a car and then briefly on foot in the area of I-110 south of Memorial Stadium.
The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Sunday.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Consumers prepare for Black Friday shopping differently this year
Christmas tree farms experience increase in business amid pandemic
Restaurants stay busy as families choose the to-go route for Thanksgiving meal
Family grateful for baby's miraculous recovery after mother died from Covid19
Firefighters demonstrate dangers of deep-frying a turkey for Thanksgiving feast
Belaire making 1st playoff appearance in 17 years Friday
Southeastern women blow out Alcorn State on opening day of college basketball...
Can Taysom Hill continue his success for the Saints?; Fantasy Focus with...
Catholic freshman Daniel Beale has been thrown into super stardom thanks to...
Can Jameis Winston lead this Saints offense?; Fantasy Focus Week 11 with...